Fri, 14 Jan 2000

Woman's body found in motel

JAKARTA (JP): Medical officials suspect suicide in the death of a woman whose decomposed body was found in a bathtub at an East Jakarta motel on Wednesday.

The woman was identified as Evelina Sihite, in her late 20s, who was missing since Jan. 3 after she left with her brother from her office on Jl. Gatot Subroto in Central Jakarta.

Family members identified her body at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital's morgue from birthmarks on her chest and on one of her legs.

Medical officials said they believed Evelina killed herself by drinking insecticide. Police are investigating her death.(06)